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Researchers Create Hypervisor-Based Tool For Blocking Rootkits
« on: November 04, 2009, 10:45:08 AM »

New technology 'patches' the operating system kernel, protects it from rootkits

Researchers at North Carolina State University and Microsoft Research have come up with a way to combat rootkits by using the machine's own hardware-based memory protection: the so-called HookSafe tool basically protects the operating system kernel from rootkits.

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http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerability_management/security/attacks/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=221600127

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